AIGA Seattle’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative presents Practicing Inclusion in the Creative Workplace, a workshop led by CEO of Diverse City, Cheryl Ingram, where we will examine workplace culture, company hiring and retention practices specifically within the design community.
Whether you are responsible for hiring talent, managing teams, or seeking a job, this workshop serves as a model for building awareness, identifying stakeholders, setting expectations and developing action items to improve your efforts and company culture. Expect to have honest and respectful discussions about your own awareness, perceptions, and practices for fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce.
- Welcome and Workshop Intro: 5:30–6pm
- Introduce Session Leads: 6–6:30pm
- Workshop Session: 6:30–7:45pm
- Leads Share Outcomes: 7:45–8:30pm
About Cheryl Ingram
Cheryl Ingram is CEO and Founder of Diverse City, a consultancy specializing in workplace diversity and equity assessments, and also Inclusology, a benchmarking information, and technology company.
Cheryl has specialized in diversity, equity, and inclusion training for 17 years. She guides companies toward policy improvement in transparency and awareness, identifying and limiting discriminatory practices, and implicit biases to foster more positive, productive work environments. Some of her clients include Netflix, University of Washington, Uber, Ada Developers Academy, and the Greater Seattle Business Association.
Cheryl holds a Ph.D. in Education from New Mexico State University. In 2017 Diverse City was recognized as New Business of The Year by the Greater Seattle Business Association and was a finalist for the Female Founders Alliance of Seattle’s Advocate Award.
Session Leads / Panelists
Lindsay Bullock, Technical Recruiter at TEKsystems
Kiné Camara, Account Manager at Creative Circle
Heather Goodwin (Dolman), Digital & Creative Recruiter at TEKsystems
Tracy Kropp, Technical Program Manager at Hulu
Megan Malley, Communications Designer at Uber
Brad Monahan, UX Design Manager II at Uber
Margaret Price, Principal Design Strategist at Microsoft
Karen Scott, Senior Designer at Microsoft
Rebecca Weaver, Head of People & Culture at Rational Agency
Tariq Yusuf, Privacy Software Engineer, Grassroots D&I Advocate at Google
Special thanks to our event sponsors, Uber and Allovus.
Allovus offers highly-skilled design and development creatives for full-time and temporary placement, as well as fully managed offsite design teams. Let’s work together—visit us at Allovus.com.
Special thanks to AIGA Seattle's Annual Partner, Creative Circle.
Event graphic by Judy Ko